Press Release: FieldComm Group Appoints Regional Director for Middle East
Mohammed Loch Appointed Regional Director for the Middle East Region Providing Local Marketing and Promotion Support
Austin, TX, USA (4 January, 2017) – FieldComm Group today announced the immediate appointment of Mohammed (Mo) Loch as Regional Director for the Middle East. Mr. Loch’s responsibilities include the development and execution of regional marketing strategies and plans and to build support for FieldComm Group activities using ambassadors in each country to develop and host localized education and training events aimed at users and suppliers for FOUNDATION Fieldbus, HART, WirelessHART and FDI technologies. In addition, he will provide ongoing support to regional industry organizations such as the ISA (International Society of Automation), ARC Advisory Group and MESA (Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association). This new Regional Director position was created to address the increasing need for localized support in this growing world region.
Mo has extensive experience in the process automation industry and is engaged in several regional roles across the Middle East. In addition to his new role, Mo is also the President and CEO of DMS Global which was founded in Bahrain in 2000. Currently, he is also the Director of Industry Relations for the ISA and is the Middle East, Africa & South East Asia Partner for the ARC Advisory Group, a consulting organization for Industrial Automation and IT. Other job functions include the Regional Director, Middle East for MESA and the Director of Market Intelligence for the Bilateral US-Arab Chamber Of Commerce headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA.
Ted Masters, President and CEO, FieldComm Group, welcomes Mo by stating “We are very excited to have Mo Loch as part of our regional organization. The Middle East represents a significant growth opportunity and Mo will play a vital role in the continued regional adoption of HART, WirelessHART, FOUNDATION Fieldbus and FDI technologies. His relationship with users and other organizations enables us to better position our technologies as a significant resource contributing to the process industry’s digital transformation. We are fortunate to have such a well-established individual as part of our team”.
As Regional Director, Mo will work closely with FieldComm Group corporate marketing and members in the region to develop a regional strategic marketing plan. Mo and members in the region will drive attendance of users and support localized events intended to enhance the use of FieldComm Group technologies and promote member solutions. For more information, visit www.fieldcommgroup.org.
About FieldComm Group
FieldComm Group is a global standards-based organization consisting of leading process end users, manufacturers, universities and research organizations that work together to direct the development, incorporation and implementation of new and overlapping technologies and serves as the source for FDI technology. FieldComm Group’s mission is to develop, manage and promote global standards for integrating digital devices into automation system architectures while protecting process-automation investments in HART and FOUNDATION Fieldbus communication technologies. Membership is open to anyone interested in the use of the technologies. For more information, visit their web site at www.fieldcommgroup.org.